EOU Raids on several locations of DSP in Patna, Bihar
Raids on several locations of DSP in Patna, EOU (Economic Offences Unit ) raids in SK Puri and Danapur, allegations of taking huge amounts in bribes from mafia
At this time big news is coming out from the capital Patna. Raids are going on at many places of Pankaj Kumar Rawat, who was Sadar DSP of Arrah. There is a police raid from Patna to Nalanda.
The team of the Economic Offenses Unit is conducting raids. It is learned that the raiding team has got a lot of shreds of evidence.
After getting the surge warrant, the Economic Offenses Unit has tightened the noose on DSP Pankaj Kumar Rawat.
Sanjay Kumar Rawat
Sanjay Kumar Rawat, who was on the post of Sadar DSP in the headquarters of Ara in Bhojpuri district, is under investigation in the case of disproportionate assets after his involvement in illegal sand mining.
The government had closed the headquarters on July 15, removing them from the post.
According to letter number 4744 issued by the Bihar Home Department, Pali DSP Tanveer Ahmed of Patna district, Sadar DSP Anoop Kumar of Aurangabad district, Ara DSP Pankaj Rawat of Bhojpur district and DSP Sanjay Kumar of Dehri posted in Rohtas district were immediately arrested by the Patna Police.
Headquarters was summoned. Evidence of nexus with sand mafia has been found against the suspended DSP.
Now the action of the Economic Offenses Unit has intensified in this matter.
How has the EOU team screwed up?
Raids are being conducted at many places of DSP Sanjay Kumar Rawat.
It is being told that the team has got many important pieces of evidence. Last day, the police had raided many places of Tanveer Ahmed, who was the DSP of Patna Pali.
There was a police raid from Patna to his ancestral residence Bettiah.
SDPO Pankaj Kumar Rawat
SDPO Pankaj Kumar Rawat was made Sadar DSP of Arrah in August in the last year 2020.
Pankaj Kumar Rawat is originally from Nalanda. Sadar SDPO Pankaj Kumar Rawat had joined the police in September 2004.
Earlier, Pankaj Rawat had worked as Sadar DSP in Muzaffarpur, Motihari, Bettiah, Hajipur and Khagaria. Apart from this, his posting was also in Gaya as CT DSP.
At present, Tanveer Ahmed and Pankaj Kumar Rawat are suspended and departmental action has been conducted against them. Recently, on August 27, their answers were sought by issuing a show-cause letter.
The jobs of four DSPs trapped in collusion with illegal sand mining in Bihar are in danger. The Nitish government had handed over the show cause notice after taking major suspension action on all these four DSPs.
The government has sought a reply from these four police officers within just 15 days. The notice was issued to them on behalf of Sudhanshu Kumar Choubey, Deputy Secretary, Government of Bihar.
According to the notice issued by the constable branch of the Bihar Home Department, the four sub-divisional police officers who were suspended for their involvement in illegal sand mining, ie DSP, have been shown cause.
These include Tanveer Ahmed, the then SDPO of Paliganj, Sanjay Kumar, the then SDPO of Dehri, Pankaj Kumar Rawat, the then SDPO of Bhojpur and Anoop Kumar, the then SDPO of Aurangabad Sadar.
A written reply has been sought from DSP Tanveer Ahmed, DSP Sanjay Kumar, DSP Pankaj Kumar Rawat and DSP Anoop Kumar, who were removed from their posts for their involvement in illegal sand mining, within just 15 days.
They will have to give a written reply within 15 days and also give a list of such evidence which they want to present in their defence.
Along with serving the show cause notice, orders have also been given to conduct departmental action against these four.
In the letter issued by Sudhanshu Kumar Choubey, Deputy Secretary of the Government, it has been written that serious allegations have been made against these officers like apathy, autocracy, disobedience of government orders and adverse effect on the security interests of the state as government servants.
Therefore, departmental action has been instituted against them under Rule 16(1) (a) of the Bihar Government Servants (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 2005.
It may be mentioned that five officers of Bihar Administrative and Bihar Police Service were also measured. Sunil Kumar Singh, the then SDO of Dehri-on-Sone and Sanjay Kumar, who was the SDPO, along with the then sub-divisional police officer of Bhojpur, Pankaj Kumar Raut, Anoop Kumar, the then SDPO of Aurangabad Sadar and Tanveer Ahmed, who was the SDPO of Paliganj, were also suspended.
Five officials of the Mines and Geology Department were also suspended in the case of illegal sand mining.
Along with this, the then Circle Officers of three circles were suspended by the Revenue and Land Reforms Department in the illegal sand mining case.